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Interested in bringing about a more just and hopeful world?

JVC engages brave young believers in life-changing service, living and working with those in need to build a more just and hopeful world. This is no small task. We are looking for passionate, dedicated, resourceful and creative people to help ignite the message of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps to prospective volunteers and our loyal supporters.

The experience of Jesuit Volunteers is facilitated by staff, based across the US who understand community needs, maintain local ties, and provide strong personal and programmatic assistance, guidance and support in furthering the mission. The JVC national organization is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and is home to the office of the president and other administrative departments.

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

 

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Director of Programs, Baltimore MD

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To find an exceptional leader for this vital role, JVC partners with

 

Summary

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) seeks an inspiring, energetic and innovative leader to join the Leadership Team as the Director of Programs. The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is the largest lay Catholic full-time volunteer program in the world, a pioneer in the service landscape since 1956. Over 10,000 women and men have served tens of thousands of individuals and families within hundreds of communities worldwide since its inception. Jesuit Volunteers work tirelessly for social justice, living in community with one another and those on the margins, while exploring their spirituality and faith through the framework of Catholic, Ignatian values.  Aspiring to create a more just and hopeful world, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps engages passionate young people in vital service within poor communities, fostering the growth of leaders committed to faith in action.

 

The Director of Programs works on the Leadership Team to provide strategic and operational oversight for the formation and service program. Leading a national staff, which includes operations in four different offices, this position is responsible for ensuring the quality and sustainability of JVC’s domestic and international programs operating in 37 cities in the United States and six countries internationally. By working with a cross- functional and collaborative Leadership Team, the Director of Programs will integrate work and relationships throughout the organization. 

 

This is a full-time position reporting to the President located in Baltimore, MD.  For more information about the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, please visit http://www.jesuitvolunteers.org/.

candidate profile

The Director of Programs will have the following responsibilities:

Strategy, Vision, and Leadership

  • In connection with a dynamic Leadership Team, develop the resources, platforms, and systems necessary to improve the JV experience in the field
  • Infuse programming, daily work, and operational decision making with the charism of Ignatian Spirituality to integrate JVC’s mission across all work – both internally and externally
  • Cultivate organizational and interpersonal relationships to foster the growth and sustainment of JVC’s mission

Program Development and Team Management

  • Hire and supervise Program Managers in their work with local Jesuit Volunteers, placement site and support networks
  • Develop contacts and resources to keep abreast of domestic, international and environmental issues that affect the safety and well-being of volunteers serving in the U.S. and abroad
  • Initiate strategic planning for the needs and opportunities of the program including: collaboration with agency partner sites, relationship to supporting institutions, and location planning (growth or contraction/specialization and generalization)
  • Create, manage, and report on program budget
  • Lead and oversee implementation of screening and placement process across domestic and international program
  • Supervise a cross-functional team of staff in four regional offices
  • Develop and provide training and oversight for JVC policies and procedures as related to the JV and agency experience in the field
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field when necessary

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position will possess many, if not all of the following professional qualifications, competencies and personal qualities:

  • Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission
  • Experience in program development and evaluation
  • Experience in hiring, supervision, assessment, and training of staff and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated intercultural competency and experience working across cultures
  • Demonstrated experience in developing train-the-trainer materials
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Experience with group facilitation, conflict management, and project management
  • Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies
  • Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team
  • Flexible, ability to adjust to changing circumstances
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice
  • Personal experience of and comfort with Ignatian Spirituality
  • At least 5-8 years’ work experience, preferably at non-profit organization or college setting
  • Former Jesuit Volunteer or alumnus of a faith-based volunteer program a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred

CONTACT

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. To apply, please submit a compelling letter of interest and resume to Erin Reedy here.

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

koya leadership partners

Koya Leadership Partners is a national retained executive search and human capital consulting firm that works exclusively with nonprofits and social enterprises. We deliver measurable results, finding exceptionally talented people who truly fit the unique culture of our client organizations and ensuring that organizations have the resources and strategies to support them. For more information about Koya Leadership Partners, visit www.koyapartners.com.

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Job Title:                    Director of Development and Communications

Department:              Development

FLSA:                         Exempt

Date Revised:            March 2017


General Summary:
A dynamic, entrepreneurial leader will thrive in this position leading development and communications for a multi-million dollar, global non-profit. This position provides strategic and operational leadership for the process by which JVC identifies, cultivates, solicits, recognizes, and stewards prospects and donors to nurture individual and institutional relationships and raise resources to sustain and grow the mission. The Director of Development and Communication manages a team of three to five full-time employees, serves on the leadership team, and reports directly to the President.

Accountability: Reports to the President

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Development: Designs, oversees, and evaluates fundraising strategy to sustain and grow annual operations, long-term capital and endowment needs

  • Manage a departmental team to oversee the full range of development activities
  • Responsible for sustaining, diversifying, and growing JVC’s funding base through individual campaigns, major donor cultivation, and foundations and grants strategy
  • Design and implement direct-mail and digital appeals to JVC community of ~25,000 people
  • Oversee grant strategy from design to implantation, seeking to expand national and local foundation support
  • In partnership with the President, cultivate new and engage existing major donors
  • Initiate efforts to galvanize existing community of over 10,000 alumni (FJVs)
  • Strategize on and implement efforts to secure new and untapped resources;
  • Generate quarterly reports and plans in partnership with the Board of Directors Development Committee

 

Communications: Designs, oversees, and improves communications strategy and execution for the promotion of the organization’s vision, mission and brand across all media channels

  • Lead the design and production of print and online materials including magazine, website, and promotional collateral
  • Implement and maintain strong brand identity with a drive to grow brand recognition for donors, recruits, and organizational partners
  • Provide vision and leadership for all internal and external communications in collaboration with Communications Coordinator including website, social media, and monthly electronic gatherings and mailings
  • Cultivate new and connect with existing strategic partners in mission promotion, including the Society of Jesus, Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities, and related works

 

Requirements

Education and Experience

  • A. required; advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years professional fundraising experience preferred, with evolution of increased responsibility and decision-making

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Technical proficiency in a variety of computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, and data management/CRM systems)
  • Proven leadership and management skills to motivate Development and Communications staff and its constituents in achieving organizational objectives
  • Excellent writing and public speaking ability in order to communicate powerfully
  • Strategic and analytical capabilities to use qualitative and quantitative input in driving organizational learning and success.
  • A strong commitment to and understanding of donor recognition and stewardship
  • Experience in hiring, supervision, assessment, and training of staff
  • Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission
  • Demonstrated intercultural competency and experience working across cultures
  • Good interpersonal skills and comfort with various constituencies
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Flexible, ability to adjust to changing circumstances
  • Familiarity with Roman Catholic Theology, particularly in the areas of service and justice
  • Personal experience of and comfort with Ignatian Spirituality

 

Working Conditions

  • Typical work day of 9am to 5pm
  • High volume of office work; must have the physical ability to perform daily activities from a desk and to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • This position’s work is cyclical with significantly greater workload at certain times.
  • Given office layout, the ability to climb two flights of stairs several times a day.
  • Ability to travel extensively within the U.S.

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

Download full job description as a PDF here.

Email resume & Cover letter to careers@jesuitvolunteers.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Job Title:                    Program Manager: International Program

Department:            Program

FLSA:                          Exempt

Date Revised:           April 2017

 

General Summary: The International Program Manager of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps serves as the leader of JVC’s international program team, providing management and supervision of Program Coordinators working with a cohort of Jesuit Volunteers living across six countries. The Program Manager will lead the development and implementation of the JVC International Program and contribute to building a stable and sustainable JVC. This position is based in Washington, DC overseeing a full-time staff of three Program Coordinators and reporting to the Director of Programs (based in Baltimore, MD). The International Program Manager works both independently as the primary leader for JVC’s service in six countries across the globe, and collaboratively with a team of Program Managers supporting JVC’s domestic program.

Accountability:  Reports to Director of Programs (based in Baltimore)

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

International Program Operations

  • Manage projects that will have impact on all international program  JVs including but not limited to in-country support, program assessment and evaluation, and worksite partnerships
  • Design and implement the JVC Formation Program for JVs
  • Initiate strategic conversation around needs and opportunities of international program including: support structure, relationship to the Society of Jesus, as well as community and worksite locations

 

Supervision of Program Coordinators and Jesuit Volunteers

  • Supervise a team of Program Coordinators in facilitating the JVC experience in their designated countries
  • Provide direct counsel and direction around JV and community issues that arise
  • Articulate JVC policies and facilitate logistics of housing and community finances for international program JV communities
  • Lead a team of Program Coordinators to implement a three-week summer orientation retreat and in-country formation experiences  
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field (e.g., including being the responsible party on-call when emergencies arise)

 

Relationship Management

  • Foster regional relationships including, but not limited to, FJVs, Jesuits, and local support; with a focus on increasing the local/regional capacity to support JVs in the field
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal JVC teams on program news and donor related activities
  • Facilitate a sustainable and consistent communication plan with worksite partners, including recruitment and screening of new partners
  • Provide clarity of roles and evaluation of performance for all local supporters to ensure quality of JV experience

 

Screening and Placement for Agencies and Applicants

  • Implement the national recruiting strategy in collaboration with the domestic program team through ongoing communication, coordination of local activities, and engagement with JVs  
  • Provide content for website and social media to ensure messaging exciting, encouraging, and relevant for potential applicants
  • Work with Marketing and Communication team to establish and implement JVC’s mass media marketing strategy as it relates to programming and recruiting
  • Stay abreast of current culture of college campuses and provides training based on climate of today’s applicant
  • Facilitate the screening and placement process for potential volunteers ensuring the sustainability of JVC internationally  
  • Effectively use online tools for communication with agencies, applicants, and management of process for individuals

 

Local Office Work:

·         Manage administrative office tasks as necessary for optimal office function

  • Participate in staff meetings and supervisory meetings, contribute to team-wide initiative, attend JVC retreats and in-service programs
  • Support the work of JVC as an organization, e.g. outreach and fundraising support, annual meeting attendance, committee participation and the advancement of JVC
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements

Experience

  • At least five years’ work experience, preferably at a non-profit organization or college setting
  • Demonstrated supervision and project management skills
  • At least one year in intentional community living, ministry, or volunteer experience preferred; Former Jesuit Volunteer or alumnus of a faith-based volunteer program a plus
  • Experience working in an international context, cross-cultural work, ministry, or volunteer experience

 

      Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in related fields helpful

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated initiative and management skills
  • High proficiency or fluency in Spanish language preferred
  • Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission
  • Success in public speaking, group facilitation, conflict management, and project management
  • Understanding of and ability to articulate key points of Ignatian Spirituality
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, intercultural communication and comfort with various constituencies
  • Overall ease of use with computers, the internet, and learning new software
  • Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team
  • Initiative & creativity

 

Working Conditions

  • Typical work day of 9am to 5pm
  • High volume of office work; must have the physical ability to sit and stand for long periods, to perform daily activities from a desk and to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Travel up to 8 weeks per year, potentially to physically challenging and international contexts

 

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Download full job description as a PDF here.

 

 

 

 

 


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Job Title:                    Program Manager, East

Department:            Program

FLSA:                          Exempt

Date Revised:           April 2017

General Summary: The Program Manager of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps is a key member of JVC’s domestic program team and JVC’s presence in the region, providing management and supervision of regional Program Coordinators who work with a cohort of Jesuit Volunteers. The Program Manager will provide valuable insight into the development and implementation of the JVC program, regional relationships, and retreat implementation.   

Accountability:  Reports to Director of Programs

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Domestic Program Operations

  • Provide input into national vision of JVC program with the program management team
  • Manage projects that will have impact on all domestic JVs including but not limited to local formation team development, program assessment and evaluation, and agency partnerships
  • Implement the JVC Formation Program for JVs in assigned region

 

Supervision of Program Coordinators and Jesuit Volunteers

  • Supervise a cross-functional team of Program Coordinators to facilitate the JVC experience in their designated region
  • Provide direct counsel and direction around JV and community issues that arise
  • Articulate JVC policies and facilitate logistics of housing and community finances for the region
  • Directly engage with a team of Program Coordinators to implement up to five regional retreats annually
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field, including being the responsible party on-call when emergencies arise

 

Relationship Management

  • Foster regional relationships including, but not limited to, FJVs, Jesuits, and local supporters with a focus on increasing the local capacity to support JVs, FJVs, and partners to grow JVC’s presence in the region
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal JVC teams on program news and donor related activities
  • Facilitate a sustainable and consistent communication plan with JVC’s agency partners across the region, including recruitment and screening of new partners
  • Provide clarity of roles and evaluation of performance for all local supporters to ensure quality of JV experience across the region  
  • Create and foster relationships with key campus contacts for the local support of the JV community and ongoing recruiting work.

 

Screening and Placement for Agencies and Applicants

  • Implement the national recruiting strategy in the region through ongoing communication, coordination of local activities, and engagement with the JVs  
  • Provide content for website and social media to ensure messaging exciting, encouraging, and relevant for potential applicants
  • Work with Marketing and Communication team to establish and implement JVC’s mass media marketing strategy as it relates to programming and recruiting
  • Stay abreast of current culture of college campuses and provides training based on climate of today’s applicant
  • Work with local and national team to facilitate the admissions process for placement agencies and potential volunteers ensuring the sustainment and growth of JVC nationally
  • Effectively use online tools for communication with agencies, applicants, and management of process for individuals

Local Office Work:

·         Manage administrative office tasks as necessary for optimal office function

  • Participate in staff meetings and supervisory meetings, contribute to regional and national team efforts, attend JVC retreats and in-service programs
  • Support the work of JVC as an organization, e.g. outreach and fundraising support where needed, annual meeting attendance, committee participation and the advancement of JVC
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field, including being on-call when emergencies arise
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements

Experience

  • At least five years’ work experience, preferably at a non-profit organization or college setting
  • Demonstrated supervision and project management skills
  • At least one year in intentional community living, ministry, or volunteer experience; Former Jesuit Volunteer or alumnus of a faith-based volunteer program a plus

      Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in theology or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated initiative and management skills
  • Ability to work at a strategic level
  • Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission
  • Success in public speaking, group facilitation, conflict management, and project management
  • Understanding, training in, and ability to articulate key points of Ignatian Spirituality preferred
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, intercultural communication and comfort with various constituencies
  • Overall ease of use with computers, the internet, and learning new software
  • Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team
  • Willingness to take initiative and be creative

 

Working Conditions

  • Typical work day of 9am to 5pm
  • High volume of office work; must have the physical ability to sit and stand for long periods, to perform daily activities from a desk and to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Travel up to 8 weeks per year

 

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Download full job description as a PDF here.


Email resume & Cover letter to careers@jesuitvolunteers.org

View job description here

Job Title:                    Program Manager, West

Department:            Program

FLSA:                          Exempt

Date Revised:           April 2017

General Summary: The Program Manager of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps is a key member of JVC’s domestic program team and JVC’s presence in the region, providing management and supervision of regional Program Coordinators who work with a cohort of Jesuit Volunteers. The Program Manager will provide valuable insight into the development and implementation of the JVC program, regional relationships, and retreat implementation.   

Accountability:  Reports to Director of Programs

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Domestic Program Operations

  • Provide input into national vision of JVC program with the program management team
  • Manage projects that will have impact on all domestic JVs including but not limited to local formation team development, program assessment and evaluation, and agency partnerships
  • Implement the JVC Formation Program for JVs in assigned region

Supervision of Program Coordinators and Jesuit Volunteers

  • Supervise a cross-functional team of Program Coordinators to facilitate the JVC experience in their designated region
  • Provide direct counsel and direction around JV and community issues that arise
  • Articulate JVC policies and facilitate logistics of housing and community finances for the region
  • Directly engage with a team of Program Coordinators to implement up to five regional retreats annually
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field, including being the responsible party on-call when emergencies arise

Relationship Management

  • Foster regional relationships including, but not limited to, FJVs, Jesuits, and local supporters with a focus on increasing the local capacity to support JVs, FJVs, and partners to grow JVC’s presence in the region
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal JVC teams on program news and donor related activities
  • Facilitate a sustainable and consistent communication plan with JVC’s agency partners across the region, including recruitment and screening of new partners
  • Provide clarity of roles and evaluation of performance for all local supporters to ensure quality of JV experience across the region  
  • Create and foster relationships with key campus contacts for the local support of the JV community and ongoing recruiting work.

Screening and Placement for Agencies and Applicants

  • Implement the national recruiting strategy in the region through ongoing communication, coordination of local activities, and engagement with the JVs  
  • Provide content for website and social media to ensure messaging exciting, encouraging, and relevant for potential applicants
  • Work with Marketing and Communication team to establish and implement JVC’s mass media marketing strategy as it relates to programming and recruiting
  • Stay abreast of current culture of college campuses and provides training based on climate of today’s applicant
  • Work with local and national team to facilitate the admissions process for placement agencies and potential volunteers ensuring the sustainment and growth of JVC nationally
  • Effectively use online tools for communication with agencies, applicants, and management of process for individuals

Local Office Work:

·         Manage administrative office tasks as necessary for optimal office function

  • Participate in staff meetings and supervisory meetings, contribute to regional and national team efforts, attend JVC retreats and in-service programs
  • Support the work of JVC as an organization, e.g. outreach and fundraising support where needed, annual meeting attendance, committee participation and the advancement of JVC
  • Manage crisis incidents in the field, including being on-call when emergencies arise
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements

Experience

  • At least five years’ work experience, preferably at a non-profit organization or college setting
  • Demonstrated supervision and project management skills
  • At least one year in intentional community living, ministry, or volunteer experience; Former Jesuit Volunteer or alumnus of a faith-based volunteer program a plus

      Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in theology or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated initiative and management skills
  • Ability to work at a strategic level
  • Familiarity with JVC and commitment to overall mission
  • Success in public speaking, group facilitation, conflict management, and project management
  • Understanding, training in, and ability to articulate key points of Ignatian Spirituality preferred
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, intercultural communication and comfort with various constituencies
  • Overall ease of use with computers, the internet, and learning new software
  • Ability to multi-task and work both individually and as part of a team
  • Willingness to take initiative and be creative

Working Conditions

  • Typical work day of 9am to 5pm
  • High volume of office work; must have the physical ability to sit and stand for long periods, to perform daily activities from a desk and to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Travel up to 8 weeks per year

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps encourages applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, languages, and physical abilities.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Download full job description as a PDF here.


Email resume & Cover letter to careers@jesuitvolunteers.org

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